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									CHAPTER 98: BATHING BEACHES AND SWIMMING POOLS SECTION 98.001 98.005 98.010 98.015 98.020 98.025 98.030 98.035 98.040 98.999 Bathing in Lake Michigan; Bathing Suit Required Undressing on Beach Prohibited Except in Enclosed Building Loitering on Street or Park Clad in Bathing Suit Prohibited Persons Clad in Bathing Suit Forbidden on Street or Park Unless Wearing Outer Garments Permit Required for Use of Beach; Terms and Conditions; Fees Bathing Hours Loud Talking, Singing, Disturbance, Etc., Prohibited Hours for Closing Beach and Public Park Bathing in Waters of Lake Michigan Prohibited by Proclamation of Mayor Temporarily in Case of Epidemic Penalty

Sec. 98.001 Bathing in Lake Michigan; bathing suit required. No person shall bathe or swim in the waters of Lake Michigan adjacent to the City of Highland Park unless clad in a suitable bathing suit. (1919 Code, Sec. 327) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.005 Undressing on beach prohibited except in enclosed building. No person desiring to bathe or swim in the waters of Lake Michigan adjacent to the City of Highland Park shall undress in any place in said City other than in an enclosed building, house or bathing house. (1919 Code, Sec. 328) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.010 Loitering on street or park clad in bathing suit prohibited. No person shall loiter upon any street or in any park or public place in the City of Highland Park while clad in a bathing suit. (1919 Code, Sec. 329) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.015 Persons clad in bathing suit forbidden on street or park unless wearing outer garments. No person shall be or appear on any street nor in any park or public place in the City of Highland Park while wearing a bathing suit unless such person wears also an outer garment reaching from the shoulders to the knees. (1919 Code, Sec. 330) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.020 Permit required for use of beach; terms and conditions; fees. (A) No person shall be permitted to make use of any bathing house erected or to be erected upon the beach of Lake Michigan within the limits of the City of Highland Park unless such person shall have obtained the permit herein authorized to be issued for the use of such bathing house, which permit shall be presented to the officer in charge of said bathing house, whenever entrance thereto is requested, provided, that nothing in this Section contained shall be applicable to the use of any bathing house or bathing houses

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already erected or hereafter erected upon private property for private use by the owners thereof. (B) The City Clerk is authorized to issue permits for the use of such bathing house, upon the following terms, and not otherwise: (1) The permit for one person entitling holder thereof to the use of locker space for ten times during the season shall be issued upon the payment of a fee at the rate set forth in the Annual Fee Resolution. (Ord. 35-03, J. 29, p. 134, passed 5/27/03) (2) Children under the age of fourteen years shall be permitted to use public dressing rooms designated "Children's Bath House", free of charge. (3) All permits shall be numbered and shall be nontransferable and shall bear upon their face the name and street address of the holder, and the City Clerk shall keep a record of all permits issued. (4) No holder of any permit shall be entitled to locker space or be entitled to a refund of the money or any part thereof paid for said permit in the event that locker space is not available on account of same being occupied by persons at the time application for locker space is made by said holder. (5) All moneys realized from the issuance of permits shall be used exclusively for the upkeep, maintenance and repair of such bathing house and other equipment erected upon or used in connection with the bathing beach. (6) No person shall use such bathing house for any other purpose than dressing and undressing therein, as contemplated in this Chapter. (7) house. (8) Every person making use of such bathing house shall behave in an orderly manner and so as not to interfere with the use thereof by any other person. (C) The license herein authorized may be revoked by the Mayor in the case of any person who shall be convicted of a violation of this Chapter. (1919 Code, Sec. 331) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 No person shall commit any nuisance in such bathing

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Sec. 98.025 Bathing hours. No person shall bathe or swim in the waters of Lake Michigan adjacent to the City of Highland Park between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. (1919 Code, Sec. 332) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.030 Loud talking, singing, disturbance, etc., prohibited. No loud talking, singing, blowing upon horns, playing of musical instruments or the making of any other noise which may disturb the peace and quiet shall be permitted upon any bathing beach, street or public place or in any park within the City of Highland Park, provided that nothing in this paragraph contained shall be considered to be applicable to any public gathering, authorized or licensed by the proper authorities of the City. (1919 Code, Sec. 333) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.035 Hours for closing beach and public park. The public beach and public park at the foot of Central Avenue shall be closed to the public between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. (1919 Code, Sec. 334) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.040 Bathing in waters of Lake Michigan prohibited by proclamation of Mayor temporarily in case of epidemic. Whenever by reason of epidemic, plague or other conditions affecting the public health, the Board of Health shall deem it advisable to prohibit swimming or bathing in the waters of Lake Michigan adjacent to any public beach in the City of Highland Park, then the Mayor is hereby authorized to suspend, temporarily and by proclamation, the use of said waters for swimming or bathing purposes and to enforce the suspension thereof by such measures as may be appropriate. (1919 Code, Sec. 335) Penalty, see Sec. 98.999 Sec. 98.999 Penalty. Whoever violates any provision of this Chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10.00 nor more than $500.00 for each such violation. (1919 Code, Sec. 336)

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